Health and safety
- Local authorities advised on legal pesticide requirement. // Horticulture Week;5/10/2013, p7
The article reports on the letter from the division of the Chemicals Regulation Directorate of Great Britain's Health and Safety Executive (HSE) which highlights the responsibilities of local authorities on legal pesticide requirements.
- h&s briefs. // Occupational Health;Nov2004, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p6
Presents news briefs related to the British Health and Safety Executive (HSE) as of November 2004. Statement issued by the HSE on improving health and safety in local government; Series of online case studies highlighting the business benefits of managing health and safety effectively published...
- Councils told to address staff health. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Mar2007, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p10
The article reports that the British Health and Safety Executive has cautioned Scotland's local authorities to watch out for health and safety issues. The warning comes in the aftermath of a finding that the Dundee City Council failed to protect staff from occupational health risks. David...
- LAs sign-up to 'sensible risk' campaign. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Aug2007, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p3
The article focuses on a public relations campaign by Great Britain's Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and England's Local Government Association (LGA) concerning health and safety decisions. It mentions that myths about health and safety decisions that go overboard undermine the LGA's...
- HSE sets up new division to co-ordinate safety in the chemical explosives and other on-shore... // Coal International;Jul97, Vol. 244 Issue 4, p158
Reports on the British Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) establishment of the Chemicals and Hazardous Installations Divisions (CHID) which will responsible for HSE's on-shore operational functions in various sectors. Operation of regional staff from HSE offices in various regions.
- Occupational exposure limits. // Colourage;Feb96, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p32
Presents information on the British Health and Safety Executives guidance booklet `EH40/95,' published recent to February 1996. Changes in occupational exposure standards.
- That pitch polymer controversy rumbles on. // Builders Merchants Journal;Aug98, p10
Reports on the ruling of the Health & Safety Executive in Great Britain on how to safeguard a person's health from polymer dpc. Concerns regarding the lack of research on the risks posed by the product; Issue over the lawsuit arising from the use of polymer dpc.
- Working Time. // People Management;8/19/1999, Vol. 5 Issue 16, p13
Focuses on the study by Portsmouth Business School on the effectivity of regulations in reducing long working hours in Great Britain. Percentage of companies who admitted to having employees working long hours; Main reason of employees for working on long hours; Accusation of Unions and the...
- Oxygen warning. // Occupational Health;May2003, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p6
Reports that the Great Britain Health and Safety Executive warned employers about the threat of lack of oxygen facing employees working in confined spaces.